Paul Williams

Paul Williams is a training and supervising analyst with The British Psychoanalytical Society and a member of the Royal Anthropological Institute. He was a consultant psychotherapist in the British National Health Service, retiring in 2010. From 2001-2007 he was Joint Editor-in-Chief, with Glen O. Gabbard, of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. He has published widely on the subject of severe disturbance. He lives and practises in Hampshire, UK.

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Independent Psychoanalysis Today

Independent Psychoanalysis Today

Edited by Paul Williams, John Keene

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Independent Psychoanalysis Today is a book that shows how contemporary Independent psychoanalysts think and work. There are three themes to the book: Independent thinking including the theory of... (more)

Exploring Eating Disorders in Adolescents: The Generosity of Acceptance

Exploring Eating Disorders in Adolescents: The Generosity of Acceptance

Edited by Gianna Williams, Paul Williams

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The number of people suffering from different eating disorders has grown dramatically within the last twenty years. These two volumes examine feeding difficulties and eating disorders in children and... (more)

The Fifth Principle

The Fifth Principle

by Paul Williams

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The Fifth Principle is the first of three books that take as their subject aspects of the author's life. This book reflects upon a period between birth and eight years of age; the second book will... (more)

Unimaginable Storms: A Search for Meaning in Psychosis

Unimaginable Storms: A Search for Meaning in Psychosis

by Murray Jackson, Paul Williams

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A distillation of many years' work on a therapeutic milieu ward of the Maudsley Hospital, in which psychotic patients were treated with an integral combination of psychiatric and psychological care... (more)

Exploring Feeding Difficulties in Children: The Generosity of Acceptance

Exploring Feeding Difficulties in Children: The Generosity of Acceptance

Edited by Gianna Williams, Paul Williams

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The number of people suffering from different eating disorders has grown dramatically within the last twenty years. These two volumes examine feeding difficulties and eating disorders in children and... (more)

Terrorism and War: Unconscious Dynamics of Political Violence

Terrorism and War: Unconscious Dynamics of Political Violence

Edited by Coline Covington, Paul Williams

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Following the attacks of September 11th 2001, one of the resounding questions asked was "What would make anyone do such a thing?" The psychological mentality of the suicidal terrorist left a gaping... (more)

Key Papers in Literature and Psychoanalysis

Key Papers in Literature and Psychoanalysis

Edited by Paul Williams, Glen O. Gabbard

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Since Freud invoked the Oedipus story to exemplify and verify his findings with patients and in analyzing his own dreams, psychoanalysis and literature have had a fruitful if often distrusting... (more)

The Psychoanalytic Therapy of Severe Disturbance

The Psychoanalytic Therapy of Severe Disturbance

Edited by Paul Williams

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This book presents the proceedings of the of the conference on the Psychoanalytic Therapy of Severe Disturbance held in Belfast in June 2008.

The aim of the conference was to offer a state of the... (more)

Cruelty, Violence and Murder

Cruelty, Violence and Murder

by Arthur Hyatt Williams

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The line that separates those who kill from those who only think about it, and from those who injure themselves, is often thinner than we imagine. Convicted murderers serving life-sentences in... (more)

Psychosis (Madness)

Psychosis (Madness)

by Paul Williams

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In this volume a number of British psychoanalysts introduce us to psychoanlaytic definitions of intra-psychic and subjective meaning in patients suffering psychotic conditions. Irrespective of the... (more)

Aggression: From Fantasy to Action

Aggression: From Fantasy to Action

Edited by Paul Williams

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This book is a result of the 2nd International Psychoanalytic Conference: "Aggression: From Fantasy to Action", held in May 2010.

It contains papers that were delivered to the conference, together... (more)

Scum

Scum

by Paul Williams

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'Scum is a masterfully written book in which Williams, by means of a particularly effective form of fragmentation of language, captures the disjunctive experience of a terrified boy. The life of the... (more)

Key Papers on Borderline Disorders: With IJP Internet Discussion Reviews

Key Papers on Borderline Disorders: With IJP Internet Discussion Reviews

Edited by Paul Williams

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The International Journal of Psychoanalysis Key Papers Series brings together the most important psychoanalytic papers in the journal's eighty-year history in a series of accessible monographs.... (more)

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